Science 101 for Parents – The Biology of Sensory Perception: How Children Discover the World

A. James Hudspeth, The Rockefeller University: From the first moments of life, a child’s rapidly developing brain is constantly being shaped by sights, sounds and other sensations. At the winter 2012 Parents & Science program, Rockefeller University neurobiologist A. JAMES HUDSPETH explained how sensory information travels to the higher centers of the brain, providing a foundation for all types of learning. He also discussed environmental factors that may damage hearing in adolescents and young adults.

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Post time: 12-26-2016